Thursday, November 17, 2011

~In The Oven~

Apple season is always one of our favorites here in Geauga County. We happen to live nearby a wonderful apple orchard. Just to walk into their store is sheer heaven! The smell of apple dumplings and pies is worth the trip. We buy bushels of 'seconds', which are a great buy. Since we use them for baking, bruises don't matter! We peel, slice, toss with sugar and cinnamon, and freeze them in 'pie' amounts in freezer bags. Jim just brought in the last bag of last season's stash, so it's time to make more.

In the oven this morning is one of my favorite recipes: Apple Dumplings. These may sound strange....but they're delicious!

Apple Dumplings

2 sticks butter
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cups sugar
2 tubes crescent rolls
4 granny smith apples
6 ounces of Mountain Dew (or Sprite!)
Vanilla ice cream

Directions: Peel and slice your apples. Wrap two slices in a crescent dough triangle and place in sprayed (greased) pan. In a bowl, melt your butter and stir in sugar and vanilla. Pour over top of the wrapped apples....or spread on top with a spoon. Pour the Mt. Dew all around and sprinkle with Cinnamon. Place in 350 degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes. Serve hot with ice cream! Enjoy!

Rosie and I are off to the studio. She spent yesterday at the groomer's and is she'll spend the day snoozing, curled in her furry bed in her special spot in the studio while I drink many pots of coffee and stamp away to make a dent it the stacks of orders. Katie and her sister are coming Saturday to help. I can't wait! Happy Thursday~


Mel said...

Ok sweetie...there are a lot of reasons that I wish I lived next door to you...and I have to say, this post just added another.

Love you guys!

P.S. Just put some more pictures in the mail for you. ")

Carol said...

LOL! Well you already know I have about a bazillion reasons why I selfishly want YOU next door! Can't wait for the pics...kiss the girls for me xoxoxoxo

Marcie said...

Oh can you please put some of those in the mail for me?!?! ha! They look delicious!

Sandi McBride said...

sounds wonderful! And easy...thanks for the recipe!

Dolores said...

Oh my..... the apple dumplings looks so delicious!!! Wishing I had some right now with my coffee.
Happy weekend!